Smoke Management Weather Forecast
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SALT LAKE CITY FIRE WEATHER OFFICE...SMOKE MANAGEMENT FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
1123 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014......STRUTHWOLF

.DISCUSSION...THE RIDGE BUILDING OVER THE REGION IS CAUSING A
SUBSIDENCE INVERSION TO DEVELOP AROUND 18K FT. THIS SUBSIDENCE
INVERSION IS EVIDENT IN THE SLC 12Z SOUNDING THIS MORNING AND IS
FORECAST TO WEAKEN OVER WESTERN UTAH BY SUNDAY BUT EASTERN ZONES
WILL STILL BE UNDER THE DESCENDING AIR PORTION OF THE RIDGE SO
CLEARING INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE JUST BLOW 500 IN THE UINTA
BASIN THROUGH SUNDAY. DESPITE THE MIXING HEIGHT INCREASING MONDAY
UNDER THE AXIS OF THE RIDGE...THE TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE VERY LIGHT
RESULTING IN LOW TO MODERATE CLEARING INDEX VALUES.

A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE CLEARING INDEX IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SLC/PROJECTS/IFP/HTML/CLRINDX.HTML
USE ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS IN THE WEB ADDRESS.

* ALL HEIGHTS ARE ABOVE SEA LEVEL (ASL) UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE *

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 550

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 790

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 560

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 990

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 510

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 910

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 580

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 11
CLEARING INDEX.............. 990

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 410

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 690

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 610

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 16
CLEARING INDEX.............. 920

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 820

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 450

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 16
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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 ...AIR SHED 5...
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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 540

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 790

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 430

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 18
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 610

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 730

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 480

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 20
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 730

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 770

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 9
CLEARING INDEX.............. 730

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 10100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 27
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 650

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 10
CLEARING INDEX.............. 910

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 14500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 440

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 13
CLEARING INDEX.............. 920

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 610

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 770

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 720

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 6900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 21
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 570

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 780

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 490

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 900

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 740

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 19100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 8
CLEARING INDEX.............. 930

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 790

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 4900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 20
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 530

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 810

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16900
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 550

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 11000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 420

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 660

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17300
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 15800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 15
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 16700
TRANSPORT WINDS............. SW 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 500

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 890

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17100
TRANSPORT WINDS............. E 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 610

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 13000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 18
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18800
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 600

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 19000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 840

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NE 4
CLEARING INDEX.............. 560

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 1200
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 14
CLEARING INDEX.............. 1000+

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TODAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17500
TRANSPORT WINDS............. NW 5
CLEARING INDEX.............. 520

TOMORROW...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 18000
TRANSPORT WINDS............. N 7
CLEARING INDEX.............. 710

MONDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 17400
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 6
CLEARING INDEX.............. 540

TUESDAY...
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHT..... 12600
TRANSPORT WINDS............. W 18
CLEARING INDEX.............. 990

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